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Generating History: Profiles of an Early American Family
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 48,440. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Generating History chronicles a family's journey through the United States' formative years. It tells stories of noteworthy individuals who firmly tugged on, and were sewn into, history's fabric. It then shows how they crossed paths with George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, John and John Quincy Adams, Robert the Bruce, Kings Edward I, Henry VIII, George III, and many other historical figures.
Tales of Titans: From the Renaissance to the Electro/Atomic Age, Vol. 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,930. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Fiction » Biographical
Tales of Titans, by award-winning author Rich DiSilvio, brings great historical figures to life with concise yet compelling essays, coupled with engaging narratives that enlighten readers to the miraculous deeds, or deplorable actions, of numerous titans who have shaped our world in various ways.
The Reporting of Australian Bushrangers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 177,860. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
“The Reporting of Australian Bushrangers” is a compilation of Book 1 to 3 of the Australian Bushrangers in Print series. This compilation includes the reporting of Ben Hall, Frederick Wordsworth Ward alias Captain Thunderbolt and Andrew George Scott alias Captain Moonlite.
The Reporting of Captain Moonlite the Loyal Bushranger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,730. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The Reporting of Captain Moonlite the Loyal Bushranger, is a compilation of newspaper articles published from 1869 to 1880, which tell the story of the life and death of Andrew George Scott, and his companions in intricate detail as it was read by the nation over a century ago. These newspaper stories offer a remarkable insight into the man who became known as, ‘Captain Moonlite’.
Uncommon Character: Stories of Ordinary Men and Women Who Have Done the Extraordinary
Price: Free! Words: 120,210. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2016 by Aneko Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
These are the tales told with zest; these are the tales you will long treasure. Enjoy the dynamic portraits; then share them in family, church, workplace, ministry and educational settings, because that’s how they began, and that’s why they were written.
Napoléon-Antoine Belcourt: Un Grand Canadien - A Great Canadian
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,220. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
L’auteur s’est inspiré d’écrire cette biographie informelle suite à sa quête aux connaissances, aux questions, aux réponses sur la vie familiale et la vie politique de ce grand Canadien-français qui a laissé sa marque au début du 20ième siècle.
Von Königsberg nach Kanada
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,090. Language: German. Published: October 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In diesem autobiographischen Werk führt der literarisch begabte Holzkaufmann Arthur Propp den Leser durch das Leben eines deutschen Juden aus Ostpreuβen vom Ende des neunzehnten bis hin zur Mitte des zwanzigsten Jahrhunderts. Seine Wege kreuzen sich mit denen vieler anderer säkularer Juden, die wenig auf Religion und Tradition achten, sondern sich mehr als Deutsche denn als alles andere fühlen, si
A Living Memory: Immortality for Sarra Copia Sulam
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,470. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Venice contains many remarkable historical figures. One deserving recognition is Sarra Copia Sulam, a Jewish writer who was publicly attacked by the men who benefitted from her learning and generosity. The only Jewish woman to host a literary salon in the seventeenth century, Sarra overcame such censure to remain true to her faith and to produce writings that have ensured her "living memory."
The Reporting of Captain Thunderbolt the Gentleman Bushranger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,440. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The Reporting of Captain Thunderbolt the Gentleman Bushranger, is a compilation of newspaper articles published from 1856 to 1941, which tell the story of the life and death of Frederick Wordsworth Ward, ‘Captain Thunderbolt’, and his companions in intricate detail as it was read by the nation over a century ago.
Syed Jamaluddin Afghani
Price: Free! Words: 13,700. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Jamaluddin Afghani was a political activist & ideologist in the 19th century. An advocate of Pan-Islamic unity & Islamic modernism, his influential anti-imperialist views led to his exile from multiple countries. His towering personality, sparkling ideology, & eloquence made him a highly influential Muslim of his time. His spirit lives even today through his influence on those who came after him.
Khadija (RA)
Price: Free! Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Khadija was the first wife of Prophet Muhammad. The first one to embrace Islam, she stood behind her great husband & lent him strength during his long struggle. It was she who proposed to him and they had a long & happy marriage. Her devotion as a believer, her loyalty as a wife, her success as a businesswoman & her skills as a mother make her an inspiration for Muslim women for all times to come.
Muhammad bin Abdul Wahab
Price: Free! Words: 10,560. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Muhammad bin Abdul Wahab was one of the greatest reformers in Islamic history. He appeared in Arabia in the 18th century, and called people back to the right path in the light of Quran and Sunnah at a time when superstitions, grave worship, & other forms of polytheism were widespread. There is much misinformation about his movement, but he was without doubt a highly influential person in history.
Sultan Mohammad Fateh
Price: Free! Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Sultan Muhammad Fateh was a remarkable ruler of the Ottoman Empire. At the age of 21, he conquered Constantinople which was thought to be almost impossible. His great conquests, his love of literature & education, his services to his people, his dynamic personality, and his respect & tolerance for people of all religions make him an extraordinary figure & one of the great heroes of Muslim history.
Imam Ibne Taymiyyah
Price: Free! Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Imam Ibne Taymiyyah was a scholar & a warrior. A master of the sciences, Arabic grammar & Islamic jurisprudence, he taught for many years and was greatly admired by both common people and academics. He lived in the challenging times of the Mongol invasions and played a major role in resistance. Strongly opinionated, he was jailed for his works where he died, leaving an inspirational legacy behind.
The Blind History Lady Presents; Don Mahoney, Television Star
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,220. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
He wanted to be a singing cowboy on the big screen. He became the cowboy on the little screen throughout Texas in the early 1950s and became a childhood staple for more than two decades. Yet very few knew he was blind for more than a decade! Even after Don came out about his blindness, Don worked hard to minimize who knew.
Sultan Salahuddin Ayyubi
Price: Free! Words: 9,880. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Sultan Salahuddin was an acclaimed Muslim general who spent almost his whole life on the battlefield. He fought the Crusaders for over 20 years. Apart from his numerous victories, he also conquered Palestine back from the Crusaders, for which he is much beloved by Muslims. His achievements, his chivalry, magnanimity and sense of justice have won him respect and admiration from all over the world.
Imam Ghazali
Price: Free! Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Imam Ghazali is one of the most celebrated scholars of Islam. One of the greatest jurists & mystics of the time, he changed the course of early Islamic philosophy, shifting it away from Greek influence. He is known as Al-Gazel to the West, the man who launched a devastating attack on medieval philosophical thought. His life is an inspiration to read. His most famous book is "Ahya ul Uloom".
Imam Bukhari
Price: Free! Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Imam Bukhari is the most famous scholar of Hadith. He travelled all over the Islamic world, learning from many notable scholars. His biggest contribution is his Hadith collection Sahih al-Bukhari, which is regarded by Muslims as the most authentic Hadith collection in existence. He had a brilliant mind, and knew over 300,000 Ahadith by heart. He was also a humble, generous and pious man.
Imam Ahmed bin Hanbal
Price: Free! Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Ahmed bin Hanbal was a noted scholar of Hadith (Prophet’s sayings) & Fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence). He authored the Musnad, a widely used collection of over 30,000 Hadith. He is the founder of the widespread Hanbali school of thought. He refused to change his rulings despite serious persecution by the ruler of the time, & is remembered as a courageous and dedicated intellectual of Islamic history.
Imam Shaafai
Price: Free! Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Imam Shaafai was a famous scholar of Arabic linguistics, Quran, Hadith & Fiqh. His original work, determining the guidelines for jurisprudence by integrating the perspectives of traditionalists and rationalists, was a highly valuable contribution to the field. He was also the founder of the Shaafai school of thought dominant Egypt, Saudi Arabia and southeast Asia.